Lydia Dragland / Thorvald Bjerke wedding - 1917

Lydia Dragland / Thorvald Bjerke wedding - 1917


Wedding of Thorvald A. BJERKE 1894-1965 and Lydia K. nee:DRAGLAND 1898-1975 on October 13, 1917. They were united in marriage at the Andrew H. Bjerke farm in New England, Slope County, North Dakota.

Thorvald & his parents Anders Helgeson BJERKE & Anna Gulbrandsdtr. nee:VASSFARET emigrated from Hedalen, Valdres in the early 1900s and came to North Dakota.

Lydia's parents were Lars Olai Olsen DRAGLAND 1863-1907 & Karoline Amalie nee:GREGUSSEN 1863-1933 who had emigrated from the DRAGLAND farm, Tjeldsund, North Norway in the early 1890s. Lydia's grandfather Ole Torson LIMMESAND 1817-1890 had migrated from Vik, Sogn in 1846 with his 1st wife Brita Olsdtr. FINDEN 1817-1847.

Date Taken: 1917
Place Taken: North Dakota

Owner: Howard E. Bjerke, San Jose, CA
(Copy: Dragland Family Association)

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